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DNR board takes no action on hiring outside attorneys

Oct. 18, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources policy board took no action Monday after meeting in a closed session for more than an hour to discuss hiring its own attorneys in a lawsuit seeking to block the fall wolf hunt. Board Chairman Fred Prehn, who...

DOJ: Madison officer shot, hurt by fellow cop, not suspect

Oct. 18, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice said Monday that a Madison police officer was shot and injured by a fellow officer on Oct. 10, not the armed man they were trying to arrest. The DOJ’s Division of Criminal Investigation said in a statement that...

Saturday's Scores

Oct. 17, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Centennial Conference Tournament= Bishop Neumann def. Wilber-Clatonia, 25-11, 25-10 Centennial def. Milford, 25-22, 26-24 Fairbury def. Wood River Sutton def. Fillmore...

South Dakota State breaks away for 41-17 win over WIU

Oct. 16, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Chris Oladokun threw for two touchdowns, Pierre Strong Jr. ran for two and South Dakota State broke open a close game with a 21-point third quarter in taking a 41-17 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday. South Dakota State led 13-10 at halftime...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams-Friendship 42, Platteville 19 Algoma 58, Gillett 14 Alma/Pepin 39, Melrose-Mindoro 20 Altoona 39, Black River Falls 27 Amherst 28, Stratford 14 ...

Police forces, including Madison's, fall short in recruiting

Oct. 16, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Long seen as one of the country’s more progressive departments and a draw for those interested in community policing, the Madison Police Department for the first time in recent memory has failed to meet its recruiting goal. Madison this year has...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 28, Mogadore Field 20 Akr. East 51, Akr. Ellet 0 Akr. Hoban 28, Cle. Benedictine 10 Albany Alexander 20, Crown City S. Gallia 0 Alliance Marlington 35,...

Board to consider hiring outside attorneys in wolf lawsuits

Oct. 15, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources policy board plans to vote next week on whether to hire its own attorneys in a pair of lawsuits seeking to block the fall wolf hunt, underscoring the deepening rift between the board's Republican members and Democratic Gov. Tony...

Warrant: Man involved in crash that killed 3 was intoxicated

Oct. 15, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who rear-ended a car earlier this month, killing three teenagers, was driving with three times the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, according to breath test results that were detailed in a newly filed search warrant. A Dane County...

No city officials testifying as part of election subpoenas

Oct. 14, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Representatives for elections officials from Wisconsin's five largest cities and the state elections commission said Thursday that the officials won't have to sit for interviews with the Republican-hired lead investigator, even though the subpoenas they were issued...